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Round Robin Participation Sought for Thermal Stability Test Method

Members of ASTM Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants are seeking round-robin testers for the proposed “Standard Test Method for Thermal Stability of Organic Heat Transfer Fluids.”

The method has been balloted within Committee D02. Testers must have the ability to perform ASTM D 2887, Standard Test Method for Boiling Range Distribution of Petroleum Fractions by Gas Chromatography, with:

• An open tubular column 7.5 to 10 meters in length;
• A flame ionization detector;
• A heating oven capable of being controlled within +/- 1 degree C when operating at temperatures from 260 to 427 degreee C.

To participate or comment, contact D02 member Gerald Guffey, Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, Tenn. (phone: 423/229-1095; fax: 423/229-6099). Committee D02 meets June 16-21 in Montreal, Canada. For meeting or membership details, contact Staff Manager Dave Bradley, ASTM (phone: 610/832-9681). //

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